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on the way there and will bring you the latest when we get it. stephanie/1shot: moving now to a tragedy this week on the iowa state campus. 18 year old urbana resident and isu student emmalee jacobs was killed in a hit and run yesterday morning on the isu campus. she was found lying in the road at ash avenue and lincoln way. it's our big story today. "we believe the person felt the impact, knew what happened, based on her injuries. they were significant enough they had to feel the impact." stephanie: police have narrowed down the time window of the hit and run to between 7:04 and 7:05 am yesterday, that's monday morning. stephanie: ames police are asking that anyone with information call them or story county crime stoppers. the information is there on your screen. stephanie: more news from isu... iowa state students succeeded today in their yearlong campaign to ban e-cigarettes in the city of ames.
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led the state in approving a smoking ban in public places before it even became a state law and now it will be one of two cities in the state. to ban e- cigarettes. "i think it is pretty cool,. as you know we are the second city in iowa to do it, behind iowa city but it is a big accomplishment. even though it seems that e-cigarettes maybe less harmful than real cigarettes. providing clean air in public places is a big public health priority, so. " stephanie: this is all part of an effort of iowa state kinesiology and working to create a culture behavior. council voted 5-1 to create an ordinance banning the e- cigarettes in public places. jack: sports director jon schaeffer joins us now to preview a special interview he'll have later in sports. jon: thanks guys. today i had a chance to sit down with iowa state's new
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matt campbell. we talked about football, family, and what he does for fun away from the game. but with christmas fast approaching-- i asked campbell what this time of year means for him. take a listen. "it's about family, it's about getting home to my family so we'll take through next week and then get home for christmas and just to be around our kids and my wife. and really just kind of sit down and be really grateful for all of our great blessings it'll be tremendous. " jon: coming up a little later in sports we'll hear more from campbell about the latest news out of the cyclone football-- who will be his new offensive coordinator. and tonight at ten we talked more about why iowa state was the ideal fit for him and what he hopes to achieve long term. stephanie well today is the day. it's the final republican presidential debate of 2015, yesterday in las vegas, crews were hard at work -building the c-n-n debate stage. and it will be well-worn by the end of the night, with two debates airing this evening.
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debate began at five and included...mike huckabee, rick santorum, lindsay graham and george pataki and on the prime-time stage coming up at 7:30, there are nine podiums that will be filled-- cnn's pah- trawn-yuh poon-suh-whan joins us now live from las vegas. pah-tron-yuh-- stephanie: in the latest quinnipiac poll released this pah-tron-yuh-- stephanie: in the latest quinnipiac poll
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pah-tron-yuh-- stephanie: stephanie: in the latest quinnipiac poll released this week, 3 percent of gop iowa caucus-goers are undecided and about half of those who have a favorite say they might change their minds. how important is a candidate's performance tonight then on the debate stage? live/cnn: patranya bhoolsuwan cnn q&a (answer) stephanie: with only seven stephanie: with only seven weeks left until caucus night here in iowa, and following the debate tonight, how will candidates best prepare? iowa, we have abc's josh haskell on the ground at ted cruz's campaign headquarters in
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jack: what do these supporters think ted cruz needs to do supporters think ted cruz needs to do supporters think ted cruz needs to do during the debate tonight to broaden his reach in iowa jack: what do you know about ted cruz' ground game in iowa? we want to
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who do you think will be polling number one after this debate? let us know, we may use your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on facebook and twitter. or send us an email or give us a call . we'd love to hear what you think! the contact information is on your screen. stephanie/1shot: but next. kids in newton testing positive for meth. who police say is responsible for it..
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forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards, and local 5 sports with sports director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 6. we are iowa." stephanie: welcome back-- we're getting some new details in breaking news we brought you off the top of local five news at five. a home invasion was reported right near drake university campus late this afternoon... in the 1300 block of 32nd street in des moines. police now saying nobody was injured and they are
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they are still suspects. it's just a block drake security was first on the scene. jack/lam: welcome back -- now. women have been arrested after four children in their custody tested positive for drug. this happened in the home they share in the 800 block of east 12th street north. 29 year old cristy clark and 28 year old somer speer are charged with child endangerment of a 2, 4, 6, and 9 year old. clark and speer also tested positive for meth and admitted to using it while caring for the kids. jack/lam: the man arrested for stabbing and killing his brother earlier this year has been sentenced. 33 year old frank turner took a plea deal after charges were dropped down to attempted murder and going armed with intent. he's getting 30 years in prison. he must serve 17 and a half years before he can be eligible for parole. stephanie/1shot: and the department of natural resources wants to know what you think about banning
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state's beaches it's just a proposal right now... and it would ban alcohol year- round on all beaches and swimming areas in state parks and state recreation areas. it's in response to incidents involving alcohol that have threatened public safety. you can weigh in with the dnr through monday december 21. the contact information is on your screen. stephanie/wxcdl: jack/wxcdl chief meteorologist brad edwards is here now... james:wxcdl ( local 5 weather is coming up next. james:wxcdl ( local 5 weather is coming up next. the metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from
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experts" james/wxc: welcome back. i'm local 5 meteorologist james peterson. james: let's take a look at we are iowa's most accurate forecast. james/wxwall: weather adlib: the metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from saturday night through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. tonight it will be cloudy again with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest
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temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the forecast. james/2wx: that's all for my forecast. check out weareiowa.com for the latest in weather . stephanie/2wx:
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jack/2bam: i'm here with sports director jon schaeffer, and jon a tough break for isu basketball. jon/2bam: yeah jack they'll lose a leader for the season coming up on local 5 sports we'll bring you the latest news on naz mitrou- long and the impact this will have on the team. "now, local 5 sports
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welcome back. iowa state guard naz mitrou-long is done for the season. this news coming after the senior sat out sunday's game against arkansas pine bluff to rest his hips. mitrou-long had surgery in the off season on both of his hips. he has dealt with persistent discomfort this season and needs more time to recover from the arthroscopic surgeries according to the press release. naz has applied for a medical redshirt which would allow him to return next year. the big thing for iowa state is they are losing a proven leader on the court. this weekend deonte burton will make his cyclone debut and it couldn't come at a better time. naz will hope to return next season if his medical redshirt application is accepted. he has played in 8 games this season averaging over 12 points per game and 15 total assists this season. jon: meanwhile northern iowa is getting ready to try and contend with iowa state
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arena. it's the big four classic-- and this isu vs. uni matchup is one people wanted last year. but none the less-- this year surely will not disappoint. the panthers have already knocked off north carolina-- the number 1 team in the nation at the time. albeit-- the tar heels didn't have marcus paige. still ben jacobson is ready to try and slow down the cyclones saturday night. it's not an easy task-- but jacobson has had a week to prepare his team for the coming challenge. "this week to des moines to play iowa state one of the two or three best teams in the country they are the best or one of the two or three best in the country in terms of transition offense. they just get the ball on top of you so fast. what they do with made shot missed shot turnover. it really doesn't matter for them they're able to get the basketball into your front court and part of that is they have so many guys who can handle the basketball " jon: and a look at your big four classic schedule. iowa plays drake at 3:30 saturday afternoon at wells fargo arena.
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state tip off at 6pm that game will air on espnu. iowa state dropped a spot to number 5 in the ap poll today-- they stay at number 2 in the coaches poll jon: today iowa state announced that tom manning will be iowa state's new offensive coordinator. manning was brought in by matt campbell to be the offensive line coach. the two worked together at toledo. it's another hire by campbell that shows he's sticking to the people he trusts most. i asked him about the hire today up in ames. "tom manning becoming the offensive coordinator here's a guy that really is one of the super stars right now in college football. you know the success he had as offensive line coach and run game coordinator at toledo called our running game the last three years has done a phenomenal job and obviously the proof is in the pudding a little bit as i like to say so you know i think he's a great leader of men and will do a great job and just really fortunate to have a great staff around me. " jon/sx3s stephanie/sx3s jack/sx3s we'll be right back... you're watching local
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we brought you off the top of the newscast des moines police tell us that a pedestrian was hit crossing hubbell avenue at east 42nd street this evening. they were dead on the scene when police got there. we're still on the scene gathering more information and will bring you the latest at 10 and on we are iowa dot com. jack/2shot: remember you can livestream the republican debate tonight on our website -- we are iowa dot com. stephanie/2shot: and tonight at ten... we'll have a re- cap of what happened at the debate, in case you missed it. jack/wxhang: now one last check of your weather, with chief meteorologist brad edwards. james: weather adlib: the metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from saturday night through monday
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all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. tonight it will be cloudy again with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest of the week as temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the forecast. stephanie/4shothang: thank you for spending your time with us tonight. jack/4shothang: we are working hard on another great newscast for 10pm. we're proud to say we are iowa... have a great night.
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